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Earnings Position

2015/162014/15Change
in EUR millionin EUR millionin %
Sales237.8241.9-1.7
Gross profit116.9119.0-1.8
in % of sales49.249.2
Personnel expenses 1,2-51.1-52.42.5
Balance of other expenses/income 1,2-55.8-57.12.3
EBITDA 110.09.55.3
Depreciation and amortisation 1-5.1-5.45.6
EBIT 14.94.119.5
Special effects-0.9-1.747.1
Net interest expense-0.6-0.5-20.0
Earnings before taxes3.41.978.9
Income taxes-0.9-0.5-80.0
Consolidated net income for the year2.51.478.6
1 before special effects
2 Following the latest analysis of contracts and agreements, certain agent commissions of a foreign subsidiary were no longer recognised in personnel expenses but in other operating expenses in the !scal year. The prior year items „Personnel expenses“ and „Balance of other expenses/income“ have been adjusted accordingly.